Terms of Use

Education Connection Services, Inc. Terms of Use
Last Updated: April, 2006

Welcome to the Web site ("Site") for Education Connection Services ("ECS"). This Site lets you know how ECS can help you meet your educational goals.

Please read this User Agreement carefully, because by visiting or using this Site, you agree to be legally bound by and comply with its terms. If you do not agree to comply with this User Agreement, you are not authorized to use the Site.

We may revise this User Agreement from time to time, so please check this Web page each time you visit the Site. If you continue to use the Site after we post the change, this means you have agreed to the new terms.

Privacy Policy

Please review our Privacy Policy, which is a part of this User Agreement and describes how ECS handles any personally identifying information collected from visitors to this Site.

Ownership and Process

ECS is a wholly subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., which is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, Inc., a company traded on the New York Stock Exchange. ECS matches the information that you supply to ECS to particular schools that partner with ECS to identify interested candidates. Additionally, your information may be supplied to those schools, other schools or multiple schools. Matching criteria may include the number of student seats that the partnering institution has indicated to us it wishes our assistance in filling, the school's other partnership arrangements with ECS, or other criteria.

Copyright

Copyright on this Site and all materials included in it is owned by or licensed to ECS, and all rights are reserved. You must abide by all copyright notices and restrictions contained on the Site.

You may not copy, distribute, enter into a database, display, perform, create derivative works of, transmit, or otherwise use any materials from the Site (including computer programs or other code) ("Site Materials"), except that you may download one machine-readable copy of the Site Materials only for personal, non-commercial use, and only if you do not alter the text or remove any trademark, copyright, or other notice displayed on the Site Materials.

Trademarks

EDUCATION CONNECTION SERVICES, EDUCATION CONECTION, ECS, the ECS Logo, and any other trademarks on the Site are trademarks owned by or licensed to ECS ("ECS Trademarks"). You may not use the ECS Trademarks in connection with any product or service that does not belong to us, nor in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users about whether we are the source, sponsor, or endorser of the product or service, nor in any manner that disparages or discredits us.

Links, Frames, and Metatags

You may link to the home page of the Site as long as the link does not cast us in a false or misleading light. Please let us know if you link to the Site by contacting us at:

* Education Connection Services
* 3020 N. Military Drive, Suite 275
* Boca Raton, FL 33431.

You may not frame the content of the Site. You may not use metatags or any other "hidden text" that incorporates the ECS Trademarks or our name without our express written consent.

Links to Other Web Sites

ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, "TROJAN HORSES" OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO THE SITE, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM IT ARE FREE FROM SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS, OR INJURY BASED ON ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN OUR SITE, NOR FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS OR INJURY THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS USER AGREEMENT.

Governing Law

This User Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Florida applicable to contracts made and performed there without regard to its conflicts of law principles.

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate the Site and this User Agreement at any time without notice for any reason, including, in the case of the User Agreement, for your violation of any of its provisions. The Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability and Governing Law sections of this User Agreement shall survive any such termination.